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‘Hereditary’ an audacious mixed bag

9/10 And now for Hereditary, this year’s “scariest movie ever made.” The film begins with the funeral of the Graham family matriarch, Ellen, after which her daughter Annie (Toni Collette) begins to see strange things around the house. The family soon … Continue reading

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‘Ocean’s’ movie remade with female cast, sky doesn’t fall

8/10 Oh now this is interesting – what they’ve done is, they’ve taken a movie that was made with an all-male cast, and remade it with an all-female cast instead, and then the trailer didn’t suck, and then the movie … Continue reading

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‘On Chesil Beach’ laughably bad with a horrifying message to boot

2/10 The terrible cinematic execution of On Chesil Beach is enough for a negative review in its own right, but we’d also be remiss to look past the film’s horrible underlying message. On Chesil Beach opens as two newlyweds, Edward … Continue reading

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‘First Reformed’ a technical masterpiece

9/10 First Reformed is turning heads and starting conversations, and that’s what’ll get you in the door. What’ll keep you on the edge of your seat is a textbook work of art, a film in which every frame is completely … Continue reading

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Against all odds, ‘Solo’ is pretty good

8/10 It’s finally here — Solo: A Star Wars Story, the movie-like Star Wars product that no one waited for. That’s not to say it wasn’t anticipated, but no one at Disney wasted even a moment holding their breath for … Continue reading

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